The Lynx Group
Interview with the Innovators

Using FGFR Inhibitors in Clinical Practice

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Featuring:

Milind M. Javle, MD
Professor
Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Dr Angela Lamarca discusses the use of FGFR inhibitors in daily practice. Their use will depend largely on data from currently ongoing second- and first-line clinical trials. She suggests that consideration should be given to their use in combination with chemotherapy and/or as maintenance therapy after first-line chemotherapy. Dr Milind Javle summarizes the field, suggesting that a time may come when patients with CCA are never treated with chemotherapy at all. Pemigatinib was FDA approved as second-line therapy in cholangiocarcinoma in May 2020.

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